Joseph George Whalen

Birth Name Joseph George Whalen
Gender male
Age at Death 86 years, 10 months, 30 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth March 4, 1881 Lockport, Niagara County, New York, United States   1 2 3
Event Note

Joseph Whalen's exact birth date comes from a descendant of his brother Fenton. When he registered for the draft in 1918, Joe said he was born on Mar 4, 1878. When he registered in 1942 he said Mar 4, 1881.

Census (Son) February 16, 1892 Lockport, Niagara County, New York, United States 1892 Joseph Whalen household 1a
Event Note

1892 New York State Census, Lockport, Niagara County, Ward 2, Election District 2, page 5

Joseph Whalen, 42, citizen, carpenter, born in US
Cathrine Whalen, 37, born in US
Jennie Whalen, 15, born in US
Mamie Whalen, 14, born in US
Joseph Whalen, 11, born in US
John Whalen, 9, born in US
Alice Whalen, 7, born in US
Marie Whalen, 6, born in US
Fenton Whalen, 2, born in US
Catherine Delaney, 65, born in Ireland, a citizen

[note: Catherine Delaney, 65, is the mother of Cathrine Whalen]

"New York, State Census, 1892," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQ37-L2H : accessed 1 April 2015), Joseph Whalen, 1892; citing , county offices, New York; FHL microfilm .

Draft Registration September 12, 1918 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   4a
Event Note

WWI Draft Registration
Sept 12, 1918, District No 11, Cleveland Central Armory
Joseph George Whalen
2989 E 65th, Cleveland
age: 40, white, US Citizen
born: March 4th, 1878
occpation: puddler Union Rolling Mill
address of employer: Etna Road + C & P.R.R., Cleveland
[maybe Etna Road at the intersection of the Central and Pennsylvania Railroad?]
nearest relative: Catherine Whalen, 2989 E 65th
signed Joseph George Whalen
medium height and build, grey eyes, dark hair, no distinguishing marks

"United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6FC-5V6 : accessed 1 April 2015), Joseph George Whalen, 1917-1918; citing Cleveland City no 10, Ohio, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,831,774.

Census January 12, 1920 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 2987 or 2989 E 65th 5a
Event Note

1920 Census, Ward 14, Cleveland, ED 273, sheet 5a
January 12, 1920
renting at 2987 or 2989 E 65th
[note: ancestry.com did not find this when looking for "Whalen"]

Joseph Whallon, head, 40, born in New York, father in Canada, mother in New York, puddler, iron works
Catherine Whallon, wife, 40, born in Ohio, parents in Ireland
Mary Whallon, daughter, 18, clerk, office
Rose Whallon, daughter, 16, clerk, office
Catherine Whallon, daughter, 10
Lillian Whallon, daughter, 8
Joseph Whallon, son, 6
William Whallon, son, 4y 3m
all children born in Ohio

[Note: the daughters' surname was actually McAneny, Catherine's children from her first marriage.]

"United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD16-Q96 : accessed 2 April 2015), Joseph Whallon, Cleveland Ward 14, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing sheet 5A, family 87, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,821,366.

Draft Registration April 26, 1942 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   3a
Event Note

WWII Draft Registration, April 26, 1942, Local Board #11, Ward 10, 2605 Euclid Ave
Joseph George Whalen
3604 Payne Ave, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio
age: 61
birth: March 4, 1881, Lockport, New York
contact person: Catherine Whalen, 3604 Payne Ave
Employer: Rutland Pumbing Station, 49th Lakeside Ave, Cleveland
signed Joseph G Whalen
165 lbs, gray hair and eyes, ruddy complexion
right index finger cut off at the first joint.

"United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X5CP-RPB : accessed 2 April 2015), Joseph George Whalen, 1942; citing NAID identifier 623234, NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 2,243,405.

[Note: I don't think they were actually living together. The 1943 Cleveland City Directory has them at different addresses. See their narrative notes.

Death February 3, 1968 Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States    
Event Note

Ohio Death Index at familysearch.org
Name: Joseph Whalen
Event Date: 03 Feb 1968
Event Place: Cuyahoga County, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
Other Event Place: Long-Term Care Facilities
Residence: Euclid, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 89
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Certificate Number: 011751
Volume Number: 19161

 

"Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VKLT-6ZV : accessed 2 April 2015), Joseph Whalen, 03 Feb 1968; from "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007," database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2010); citing vol. 19161, certificate number 011751, Ohio Historical Society, Columbus; Ohio Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit, Columbus.

Burial February 6, 1968 Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   6a
Event Note

Id#: 0780548
Name: Whalen, Joseph
Date: Feb 5 1968
Source: Cleveland Press; Cleveland Necrology File, Reel #166.
Notes: Whalen. Joseph Whalen, beloved father of Rose Herbert, Kathryn Norman, Lillian Hyland, Joseph and William, grandfather and great-grandfather, brother of Fenton. Funeral Mass Tuesday, Feb. 6, at St. William Church at 10 A. M. Interment Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive friends at The Brickman & Sons Euclid Funeral Home, 21900 Euclid Ave., 2 To 4 And 7 To 9 P. M. Monday.

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Joseph Andrew WhalenJuly 3, 18491918
Mother Catherine DelaneyDecember 4, 1853May 26, 1898
    Sister     Jane Whalen September 22, 1876 1940
    Sister     Mary Ann Whalen February 1, 1878 June 17, 1946
    Sister     Catherine Whalen July 12, 1879 1881
         Joseph George Whalen March 4, 1881 February 3, 1968
    Brother     John T Whalen October 26, 1882 1935
    Sister     Alice Whalen September 3, 1884 June 22, 1952
    Sister     Maria Whalen July 13, 1886 August 1954
    Sister     Julia Whalen July 24, 1888 September 26, 1888
    Brother     Fenton Martin Whalen January 1, 1890 February 14, 1973
    Brother     James Ralph Whalen August 23, 1892 1956

Families

    Family of Joseph George Whalen and Catherine Rodgers
Married Wife Catherine Rodgers
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage June 29, 1912 Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   7a
Event Note

Marriage Records Cuyahoga County, page 380, application # 80517
June 29, 1912
Joseph Whalen, 33, born in Lockport, New York, residing at 9411 Arlington Avenue, an ironworker; father: Joseph [Whalen], mother: Catherine Delaney. not previously married
and
Catherine McAneny, 34, born in Cleveland, no occupation, residing at 9411 Arlington Avenue, father: Edward Rogers; mother: Anna Cunningham; previously married once; married name: McAneny (Deceased)

married by (Rev) James J Quinn

"Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X8MN-D53 : accessed 1 April 2015), Mcaneny in entry for Joseph Whalen and Catherine Mcaneny, 29 Jun 1912; citing Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, reference AN80517; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 886,227.

  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Joseph E. WhalenJune 11, 1913June 12, 2003
William WhalenOctober 15, 1915May 1976

Narrative

City directory listings:

1920 Cleveland City Directory
Whalen Jos G millman r 2989 E 65th

1925 City Directory
Whalen Jos lab h 2989 E 65th

1928 City Directory
is this him?
Whalen Jos elev opr r 8623 Folsom

The 1929 to 1932 are incomplete at ancestry.com. I found no listings from 1928 to 1940 for Joe Whalen.
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1943 City Directory
Whalen Cath r 15421 Grovewood av
Whalen Joe (Cath) appr h3604 Payne

Pedigree

  1. Joseph Andrew Whalen
    1. Catherine Delaney
      1. Jane Whalen
      2. Mary Ann Whalen
      3. Catherine Whalen
      4. Joseph George Whalen
        1. Catherine Rodgers
          1. Joseph E. Whalen
          2. William Whalen
      5. John T Whalen
      6. Alice Whalen
      7. Maria Whalen
      8. Julia Whalen
      9. Fenton Martin Whalen
      10. James Ralph Whalen

Source References

  1. 1892 Census of New York
      • Page: Joseph Whalen, Lockport, Niagara County, Ward 2, Election District 2, page 5
  2. family information
  3. United States, Selective Service System: United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
      • Page: Joseph Whalen, April 26, 1942, Local Board #11, Ward 10, Cleveland
  4. United States, Selective Service System: United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      • Page: Joseph George Whalen, Sept 12, 1918, District No 11, Cleveland Central Armory
  5. National Archives and Records Administration: 1920 United States Census
      • Page: Joseph Whalen, Ward 14, Cleveland, ED 273, sheet 5a
  6. Cleveland Public Library: Cleveland News Index and Necrology File
      • Page: Joseph Whalen, Feb 5 1968, source: Cleveland Press
  7. Cuyahoga County Marriage Index
      • Page: Volume 81, Page 380.
      • Confidence: Very High

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